And by pre-orders, the company apparently means you can register to receive a notification when the phones are actually available for purchase.
The top-of-the-line model is called the Sony Xperia X Performance, and it’s a phone with a 5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, a 23MP rear camera, a 13MP front camera, 3GB of RAM, and up to 32GB of storage (plus a microSD card slot.
The phone has a 2,700 mAh battery, an IP65/IP68 dust and water resistant case, and Android 6.0 software. Sony will offer single SIM and dual SIM models.
Sony’s Xperia X is a cheaper model with similar specs and design, but a Snapdragon 650 processor and a 2,620 mAh battery.
The Xperia XA, meanwhile, has more modest specs including a 1280 x 720 pixel display, a MediaTek Helio P10 processor, 2GB of RAM, up to 16GB of storage, a 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera, and a 2,300 mAh battery.
Sony’s Xperia X line of smartphones will replace the Z series devices that had been the company’s premium smartphones for the past few years.